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June 29, 2019 | Precourt Institute
The debate was illuminating, competitive and very entertaining. Before the debate, 55% of the audience—in person and following live on YouTube—was  for the proposition that the state should press ahead. 25% voted against it, and 20% were undecided.  
June 27, 2018 | PEEC
By Mark Golden STANFORD, Calif.—Autonomous vehicles are bad for the environment, argued the team that triumphed in the annual debate at Stanford University’s Silicon Valley Energy Summit. Polling before the debate had the audience—both in person and following live on YouTube—squarely supporting...
May 1, 2018 | Stanford News
The selection committee cited an energy-saving program with the Girl Scouts that started as part of PEEC's Energy Behavior Initiative. Ardoin and other researchers continue to refine the program and are rolling it out to Girl Scouts nationally.
February 12, 2018 | Stanford News
As smartphone users know all too well, a sleeping device can still suck the life out of a battery. One solution for extending the battery life of wireless devices under development by researchers at Stanford University is to add a wake-up receiver that can turn on a shut-off device at a moment’s...
August 21, 2017 | KZSU Stanford radio
Leadership on fighting climate change in the United States is located outside the federal government now in state and local governments, companies, universities, and non-governmental organizations, James Sweeney tells Michael Killen in this interview on KZSU Stanford Radio 90.1 FM. Sweeney also...